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J. Richard Hicks

CHILLICOTHE: J. Richard Hicks, 85, of Chillicothe, died 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, January 22, 2013 in Riverside Methodist Hospital, Columbus following an extended illness.

He was born December 13, 1927, in Hemlock, WV, to the late Oliver C. and Nellie Pugh Hicks. On March 1, 1954, he married the former Bernice M. Moody who died September 30, 2010.

Surviving are a son, Dallas L. (June Evelyn) Aldenderfer; a daughter, Marilyn L. Bickers, both of Ashville; 6 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren, including Dwight "Alan" Karshner, Jr., of Ashville; 10 great-great-grandchildren; sisters, Patsy Wood, of Moyock, of North Carolina and Sue (Harry) Frizzell, of Norfolk, VA; two ½ brothers; sisters-in-law, Mary Miller, of Chillicothe and Martha Hicks, of Florida; several nieces and nephews; numerous friends from McDonald's; and a host of church friends. He was predeceased by brothers Ray and Rondal Hicks and by a sister, Ruth.

Richard was a member of the Chillicothe Worship Center Church of God. He was a Truck Driver and member of Ohio Highway Drivers Union Local #413.

Funeral services will be held 1 p.m. Saturday, January 26, 2013 in the Chillicothe Worship Center Church of God, 901 Toledo Street, with Pastor Bertha Williams officiating and Rev. Paul Dicus assisting. Burial will follow in Greenlawn Cemetery. Friends may call at the WARE FUNERAL HOME from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday or one hour prior to the service at the church on Saturday.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial contributions be made to his church, Chillicothe Worship Center Church of God P.O. Box 6025 Chillicothe, Ohio 45601.

You may sign his online register at

Published in the Chillicothe Gazette on Jan. 24, 2013
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